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    • 11.05.11 | 16:52 (IDT)

    Likud platform: The Government of Israel flatly rejects the establishment of a Palestinian Arab state west of the Jordan river. The Palestinians can run their lives freely in the framework of self-rule, but not as an independent and sovereign state. Thus, for example, in matters of foreign affairs, security, immigration and ecology, their activity shall be limited in accordance with imperatives of Israel's existence, security and national needs. At least Hamas is willing to be practical and settle for the '67 borders. As for the possibility of "liberating the land", how is that different from settler talk of "redeeming" the land?

    from the article: Hamas accepts 1967 borders, but will never recognize Israel, top official says
    First published 12:49 11.05.11 | Last updated 12:49 11.05.11
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